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The '''United States Congress''' is the Bicameralism|bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States|federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers: the United States Senate|Senate and the United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives. The Congress meets in the United States Capitol|Capitol in Washington, D.C. Both senators and representatives are chosen through direct election, though vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a Governor (United States)|gubernatorial appointment. Congress has 535 voting members: 435 Representatives and 100 Senators. The House of Representatives has Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives|six non-voting members in addition to its 435 voting members. These members can, however, sit on congressional committees and introduce legislation. These members represent Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico,...
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Legislature115th United States Congress
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HousesUnited States Senate|Senate
United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives
Foundation{{start date and age|1789|3|4|p=1|br=1}}
Preceded byCongress of the Confederation
New sessionJanuary 3, 2017
Members535 voting members
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